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Support engineer Shinji Kanai has put together an extensive white paper on customizing code generation using Rational Rhapsody for C++. The white paper explains Rhapsody properties and how they relate to code generation. The paper also provides information on code customization techniques that you can use in conjunction with property based modification.
Released: March 1, 2014
Author: Shinji Kanai
Of wizards and daemons - Installing the Rational License Key Server Administration and Reporting Tool by using IBM Installation Manager
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Remember the Rational Common Licensing goings-on involving wizards and daemons that I mentioned in my last
(A recap of the context: use the Rational License Key Server Administration and Reporting Tool to remotely administer your Rational License Key Servers and generate reports on the license usage data from the license servers. The Administration and Reporting Tool uses the Rational License Key Server Administration Agent to communicate with the Rational License Key Servers.)
To install and use the Server Administration and Reporting Tool, you must install both the Server Administration Agent and the Server Administration and Reporting Tool. You must install the Server Administration Agent on all the license server machines that you want to enable for reporting. If you have more than one instance of the Rational License Key Server, you must install the Server Administration Agent on each instance of the license server that you want to remotely administer or generate reports from. You can install one or more instances of the Administration and Reporting Tool as required. To see the installation topology that I described in my previous blog post, see Where are my licenses?
Follow the steps in the roadmap to complete your installation of the Server Administration Agent and the Server Administration and Reporting Tool. Click the boxes to go to the associated text in the post.
Getting started: Obtain installation packages
If you are installing the agent and the tool to the same machine, you can install them in a single installation instance by using IBM Installation Manager. You can also install them separately. If you are installing the agent and the tool together, follow the steps in the Install the Server Administration Agent section.
Important: If you use tokens, the server type for both Jazz and non-Jazz applications must be Rational License Key Server. The Jazz License Server does not provide a token service.
During the installation of the agent, on the Configuration page, if you selected the Configure Later option, you must provide the license server information in a .properties file.
To provide the server connection and log file details:
Important: If you are using tokens, the server type (AGENT TYPE in the .properties file) for both Jazz and non-Jazz applications must be FLEX. (FLEX indicates Rational License Key Server.) The Jazz License Server does not provide a token service.
After you install the agent, install the Server Administration and Reporting Tool on the computer that you want to use to manage the server administration and reporting.
If you are using the Jazz License Server, you must enable logging of the floating license usage data. This log data is required to generate reports on floating license usage. By default, logging of the floating license data is disabled.
To enable logging of floating license usage:
After you enable logging, the floating license usage data is logged to the file specified in the Floating License Log File field. To stop logging this data, you can set the logging property to false at any time.
Start the agent to create a connection from the agent to the license server. The Server Administration and Reporting Tool connects to the agent for administration and reporting purposes.
You must start the agent on all the license server machines that you want to remotely administer and report on.
To start the agent:
On Windows: From the Start menu, select Programs > IBM > IBM RLKS Administration Agent > Start RLKS Administration Agent. A console message indicates when the server agent is started.
Tip: To stop the agent, in the same Start menu location, click Stop RLKS Administration Agent.
Starting the Server Administration and Reporting Tool
To begin using the Server Administration and Reporting Tool, you must start the tool.
To start the tool:
On Windows: From the Start menu, select Programs > IBM > IBM RLKS Server Administration and Reporting Tool > Start RLKS Server Administration and Reporting Tool. A console message indicates when the tool is started.
Tip: To stop the tool, in the same Start menu location, click Stop RLKS Server Administration and Reporting Tool.
You are now all set to start using the Server Administration and Reporting Tool. In my next post, I will describe the architecture of the tool and also explain how you can use the tool for server administration and reporting.
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Following are the latest in Rational Downloads posted since March 23rd. (Think you may have missed something previously? Click the product name or downloads tag to checkout all the prior downloads posts as well):
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What is IBM Education Assistant? IBM Education Assistant is a collection of multimedia educational modules designed to help you gain a better understanding of IBM software products and use them more effectively to meet your business requirements.
Take a tour of IBM Education Assistant
Find more great education modules here.
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Yesterday IBM announced to the world the release of new and enhanced IBM Software for Business Agility, which extends our vision of what it means to be an agile business. In a highly competitive world where change and complexity are the new norm, IBM Software gives you the power to turn these challenges to your advantage. This October, IBM Rational co-markets its product and service offerings with those from the Tivoli and WebSphere brands to help clients both reach new heights in software innovation and turn the challenges of change and complexity to competitive advantage.
Analysts are embracing the IBM vision of business transformation through agility, a vision that spans our software brands to fully address these market-driven needs:
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Read more about this all on The Impact blog and Don't forget to follow our executive blog 'The Invisible Thread' for the latest on software-driven innovation and to learn how Rational helps businesses meet their goals.
Lastly, register now for the Information Week Webcast on October 13th:Maximize the Power of Business Agility to Innovate, Transform and Grow Your Business
And don't forget about Innovate Around the World
Coming soon to a city near you, Innovate Around the World-- the premier event for Software and Systems Innovation. Join us and learn how solutions from IBM Rational can help your clients transform software delivery. Through keynotes and track sessions, attendees will hear about smarter approaches to improving software processes and ways to accelerate application delivery through integration and collaboration. Attendees will leave with the knowledge they need to address market complexities and change.